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41 electricity transformers to be installed over the next three weeks in Kagiso

Zuko Komisa Image: Panyaza Lesufi Twitter 41 electricity transformers are to be installed over the next three weeks in Kagiso. On Tuesday, October 24, 2023, the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) began the Transformer Replacement Program implementation in Kagiso, West Rand, in collaboration with Eskom and City Power. The first deployment in Kagiso, where residents will benefit from the replacement of 41 transformers, will be led by Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi. […]


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Court ruled Lily Mine tragedy was due to the failure of the Government to address illegal mining

Zuko Komisa The court ruled Lily Mine tragedy was due to the failure of the Government to address illegal mining. On February 5, 2016, a catastrophic event occurred at Lily Mine in Louisville, near Barberton, when the crown pillar that supported the roof of the third and fourth levels fell. In November 2021, an inquest into their deaths was opened. Judge Annemarie van der Merwe declared in an inquest ruling  on Thursday […]


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DA calls for Nqakula to probe the parliament secretary’s R4.4 million rand per annum salary

Zuko Komisa Image } @parliamentofrsa/ Instagram DA calls for Nqakula to probe the parliament secretary's R4.4 million rand per annum salary. Parliament secretary Xolile George received a pay increase of about 70% from the National Assembly Speaker and the NCOP Chairperson, bringing his yearly compensation to R4.4 million, making his annual salary more than that of President Cyril Ramaphosa. The Democratic Alliance has called for Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to be […]


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Soweto spaza shop biscuits were sent for testing after the death of two Soweto boys 

Zuko Komisa Photo by Tejasvi Maheshwari: Soweto spaza shop biscuits were sent for testing after the death of two Soweto boys. The death of two Soweto boys who ate biscuits and drank juice from a spaza shop in Naledi is being investigated. The response team visited the impacted families on Tuesday and Wednesday to provide assistance and counseling as well as perform more investigations. After eating the biscuits and drinking the juice […]


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Avoid being a victim of legal fraud: How to spot fake legal practitioners

Zuko Komisa Photo by EKATERINA BOLOVTSOVA: Avoid being a victim of legal fraud: How to spot fake legal practitioners. Let's face it, no one wants to fall prey to legal fraud. Every day fraudsters are coming up with new and innovative ways to swindle unsuspecting citizens. Even if you believe it would never happen, there are numerous reports of persons impersonating lawyers. You wouldn't want to invest your hard-earned money […]


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Fuel prices keep going up: Here are some fuel-efficient driving techniques

Zuko Komisa Photo by Duren Williams: Fuel prices keep going up: Here are some fuel-efficient driving techniques With these regular fuel price increases, everyone is doing their best to keep the raising cost to a minimal, and fuel-efficient driving techniques is one way to make it happen. Driving more sparingly can save your annual fuel costs by several hundred rands, increase road safety, and prolong the life of your car. […]


Cilliers Brink

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The City of Tshwane has announced its Energy Master Plan

Zuko Komisa The City of Tshwane has announced its Energy Master Plan. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to Tshwane Mayor Cilliers Brink about the city’s energy master plan which seeks to reduce the city’s dependence on Eskom and to alleviate the burden of load shedding Listen to the full conversation here: The mayor of Tshwane, Cilliers Brink, unveiled plans on Monday for the city to start producing its […]


Kabelo Gwamanda

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Motion of no confidence brought against Johannesburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda

Zuko Komisa Image | @Cityofjoburg /Facebook The motion of no confidence brought against Johannesburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda. The motion of no confidence in Johannesburg mayor Kabelo Gwamanda will be presented by ActionSA at the upcoming council meeting. Action SA submitted the motion of no confidence in June, claiming that he had not provided sufficient clarification of the specifics of the scam claims made against him, however, Gwamanda has refuted the […]


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‘”Married to my husband, not his family”‘ – When a partner feels like you are pulling them away from their family in marriage

Zuko Komisa Photo by Jasmine Carter: When a partner feels like you are pulling them away from their family in marriage. In marriage, the dynamic of how people relate to their partner's family is very important and must be handled with care. For some people, leaving home and getting married happen simultaneously. One day, you awaken in your parents' house, go to church, get married, and leave for your honeymoon. […]


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Privacy Policy


POPIA ActTo promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies; to introduce certain conditions so as to establish minimum requirements for the processing of personal information; to provide for the establishment of an Information Regulator to exercise certain powers and to perform certain duties and functions in terms of this Act and the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000; to provide for the issuing of codes of conduct; to provide for the rights of persons regarding unsolicited electronic communications and automated decision making; to regulate the flow of personal information across the borders of the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


  • section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that everyone has the right to privacy;
  • the right to privacy includes a right to protection against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information;
  • the State must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights;


  • consonant with the constitutional values of democracy and openness, the need for economic and social progress, within the framework of the information society, requires the removal of unnecessary impediments to the free flow of information, including personal information;


  • regulate, in harmony with international standards, the processing of personal information by public and private bodies in a manner that gives effect to the right to privacy subject to justifiable limitations that are aimed at protecting other rights and important interests,
  1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1.“Personal Information” means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person and where it is applicable, identifiable, existing juristic person, including all information as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. 

1.2  Parliament assented to POPIA on 19 November 2013. The commencement date of section 1Part A of Chapter 5section 112 and section 113 was 11 April 2014. The commencement date of the other sections was 1 July 2020 (with the exception of section 110 and 114(4). The President of South Africa has proclaimed the POPI commencement date to be 1 July 2020.

1.3. “Processing” means the creation, generation, communication, storage, destruction of personal information as more fully defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.  

1.4. “You” or the “user” means any person who accesses and browses this website for any purpose. 

1.4. “Website” means the website of the KAYA 959 at URL or such other URL as KAYA 959 may choose from time to time.   

  1. Status and Amendments

2.1. KAYA 959 respects your privacy. This privacy policy statement sets out KAYA 959’s information gathering and dissemination practices in respect of the Website. 

2.2. This Privacy Policy governs the processing of personal information provided to KAYA 959 through your use of the Website. 

2.3. Please note that, due to legal and other developments, KAYA 959 may amend these terms and conditions from time to time.  

  1. Processing of Personal Information

3.1. By providing your personal information to KAYA 959 you acknowledge that it has been collected directly from you and consent to its processing by KAYA 959. 

3.2. Where you submit Personal Information (such as name, address, telephone number and email address) via the website (e.g. through completing any online form) the following principles are observed in the processing of that information: 

3.2.1. KAYA 959 will only collect personal information for a purpose consistent with the purpose for which it is required. The specific purpose for which information is 
collected will be apparent from the context in which it is requested. 

3.2.2. KAYA 959 will only process personal information in a manner that is adequate, relevant and not excessive in the context of the purpose for which it is processed. 

3.2.3. Personal information will only be processed for a purpose compatible with that for which it was collected, unless you have agreed to an alternative purpose in writing or KAYA 959 is permitted in terms of national legislation of general application dealing primarily with the protection of personal information. 

3.2.4. KAYA 959 will keep records of all personal Information collected and the specific purpose for which it was collected for a period of 1 (one) year from the date on which it was last used. 

3.2.5. KAYA 959 will not disclose any personal information relating to you to any third party unless your prior written agreement is obtained or KAYA 959 is required to do so by law. 

3.2.6. If personal information is released with your consent KAYA 959 will retain a record of the information released, the third party to which it was released, the reason for the release and the date of release, for a period of 1 (one) year from the date on which it was last used. 

3.2.7. KAYA 959 will destroy or delete any personal information that is no longer needed by KAYA 959 for the purpose it was initially collected, or subsequently processed. 

3.3. Note that, as permitted by the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002, KAYA 959 may use personal information collected to compile profiles for statistical purposes. No information contained in the profiles or statistics will be able to be linked to any specific user.    

  1. Collection of anonymous data

4.1. KAYA 959 may use standard technology to collect information about the use of this website. This technology is not able to identify individual users but simply allows KAYA 959 to collect statistics. 

4.2. KAYA 959 may utilise temporary or session cookies to keep track of users’ browsing habits. A cookie is a small file that is placed on your hard drive in order to keep a record of your interaction with this website and facilitate user convenience. 

4.2.1. Cookies by themselves will not be used to identify users personally but may be used to compile identified statistics relating to use of services offered or to provide KAYA 959 with feedback on the performance of this website. 

4.2.2. The following classes of information may be collected in respect of users who have enabled cookies: The browser software used; IP address; Date and time of activities while visiting the website; URLs of internal pages visited; and referrers. 

4.3. If you do not wish cookies to be employed to customize your interaction with this website it is possible to alter the manner in which your browser handles cookies. Please note that, if this is done, certain services on this website may not be available. 

  1. Security

5.1. KAYA 959 takes reasonable measures to ensure the security and integrity of information submitted to or collected by this website, but cannot under any circumstances be held liable for any loss or other damage sustained by you as a result of unlawful access to or dissemination of any personal information by a third party. 

  1. Links to other websites

6.1. KAYA 959 has no control over and accepts no responsibility for the privacy practices of any third party websites to which hyperlinks may have been provided and KAYA 959 strongly recommends that you review the privacy policy of any website you visit before using it further. 

  1. Queries

7.1. If you have any queries about this privacy policy please contact us by emailing [email protected]